UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Nawajes Mandal

  UTHSC researcher studies sphingolipid signaling in ocular and neurodegenerative disease and diabetes   Dr. Nawajes Mandal has spent his career at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) trying to better understand lipid and sphingolipid signaling in ocular and neurodegenerative disease and diabetes. One of his current projects may help slow the progression of retinal degeneration,… Read More

UTRF Feature Story: Innovation is Everywhere

  Celebrating Innovation from non-STEM Departments Across UT Innovation is everywhere. The University of Tennessee Research Foundation is proud to support innovations from all colleges and departments across the University of Tennessee System. While most disclosures are STEM focused, recent disclosures have come from UT’s Facility Services, Department of Theater, College of Social Work, UTIA-Extension,… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Lino Costa & Trevor Moeller

UTSI technology may have a far-reaching impact on the future of micro-satellite space travel   Over the last few decades, the field of satellite technology has started to shift toward miniaturization. Instead of satellites the size of cars or school buses, researchers are now creating satellites as small as a Rubik’s® Cube to offer a… Read More